The Way the .01 Percent Lives Now (HI)

Check out this piece from Bloomberg Businessweek about the Hualalai resort community in Hawaii. It’s basically the best gentrification story ever; one in which a bunch of billionaires discover a high-end place run by millionaires and decide to they want to get rid of the riff-raff. The short version: As the arriviste billionaire set moved into Hualalai, they decided it wasn’t exclusive enough, so they started monkeying with the HOA rules to set up a caste system:   Read the article………….


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